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Shingles (Herpes Zoster) Vaccination Information for Healthcare Providers

Two vaccines are licensed and recommended to prevent shingles in the U.S..  Zoster vaccine live (ZVL, Zostavax) has been in use since 2006. Recombinant zoster vaccine (RZV, Shingrix), has been in use since 2017 and is recommended by ACIP as the preferred shingles vaccine.

For healthcare providers: Protect your patients with the new shingles vaccine

Shingles Fact Sheet

This fact sheet [2 pages] describes who should get the new shingles vaccine as well as the benefits and side effects.

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